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SITUATIQH ALL BUT HOPELESS Tariff Settlement Not in Sight Between This Country _ and Canada. Washington, D. C March 14.?At the end of a conforenco with hls tariff ad vlsers, laatlng nearly four hours, Pres? ldent Taft to-nlght had not arrlved at a decislon as to> tho action ho wlll tako wlth respect to extendlng to Can? ada and France the 26 per cent. re? duction In tariff' rates which ho is allowed to grant to natlons that are Hhown to bc not "unduly dlscrlralna lory" agalnst tho United States. It Is eald that tho sltuatlon wlth respect to Canada ls all but hopeless, aml tho lndlcatlons nro that tho big? gest and nearest nelghbor of the United States may bo the ono Import? ant country agalnst which tho maxl? mum rates of tho Payne-Aldrlch law wlll have to be applied. Ncgotlatlons looklng to a settlement wlth rranco aro progrcsslng satlsfac tbrily. It ls sald u new proposltlon was recolved frorn. France to-day, and it was intimated at the concluslon of Ihe conference that a settlement by which France may send lta products to the United States under tho 25 per cent. reduction clauso ls not uncxpect? ed. Tho negotlations are far from complete. however. and another hltch may occur at any tlmo. To Deeprn Hnrlior. A comprchcnMve scheme for Im ? provement of thc harbor of Fall RIve.-. Mass., in connectlon wlth trafllc wlth New York and poasible Intlmate traf flo by lniraconstal waterway between Boston. Narragani-ott Bay. to Long Ialbhd Sound and Beaufort, X. C. ln lnvolvcd in a recommendatlon rnacJc to Congre."*s by the War Department to day. Thc department recomrnends an ipproprlntlon of $143,000 for deepen lng the harbor ln addltlon to the pres? ent lmprovements with an annual maintcnance cstlmated at .(6,000. It also calls attentlon to tjio report of tho englneers as to lncreased anchor ago area. Tho englnocr's report. which ls merely transmltted. ?avs that If the. proposed Boston-Beaufq'rt wa? terway ia bullt, Fall TUver wlll bo the Important southern termlnus of the llnk eonnectlng Boston and N'arragan sctt Bay. The report recomrnends sweoplng wharfage changes by the clty govern? ment at Fall Rlver. Kcfirlnc Coinplcted. Tho Houso Committee on Immlgra tlon held Its last hearlng to-day on thc bills provldlng for an lncreaso in tho head tax and an educational test for lmmlgrants, and to-morrow wlll vote on them. Both proposltlons havo met with much opposition and tho vote ls expected to be close. Representatlve Burnett (Dcmocrat). of Alabama, told th* committee to day that unless the tldo of immlgra lion from SoutTicrn Europe to the Southern States should be checked, the South would havo a new race Issue on Its hands. He deelared that the negro had no respect for the Italian and thnt thc presence of the two races In the South complicated the sltuatlon and made lt even moro dlfllcult to deal with than lt ls at present. BRIG.-GEN. BRADLEY DEAD fe.rrcd iu Clvll Wor and San- Service ou Frontlcr. ? THcoma. Wash.. March 14.?Brlga dler-General L. L. p. Bradley. United States Army, retlred. dled at hls home hero to-day of paralysls, aged eighty. elght ycars. .?*.'. General Bradley served ln the Union Army durlng the Clvll War, brin* wounded twlce, and after tho war was engaged In frontler service. Araone those who survlve hlm Is Wllllam _? Bradley, of Chlcago, a son. Goneral Bradley was born at New aIncon_S00nn*' *"* h&d IlVCd tn Tacoma Jllted, He Klll* Hlmacir. Granlto City, 111., March 14_After recelvlng a letter from his flanciMS breaklng off thelr engagemont, An thony Timinsky shot hlmself through Jhe lungs and through tho head. Bleed Ing profusely, he walked a block to a saloon. Wavlng tho rovolver and cllng ing to the -bar,- ho : compelled- overy person ln tho. placo to drlnk to the woman s health. As tho tnast was fin? ishcd Timinsky* sank unoonsclous to tho door and dlod soon, afterward. Piles Wrlte Xtnv for n Free Trial Pnoknge ot Pyrnuilil Pile Cure aud Provo Ks Suro Value, Wo want to place a trial paekngo of I'.vramld Pllo Curo ln tho posseasion of overy sufterer from plloe. Wo will send_su_$h a package by mail lu a plain wrapper free to any one who wlll send hls or her nfttne and addreas to'us. . . . Thls package will contain an a/mount of Pyramld Pllo Cure sufflclont to provo lta remedy for pllos abovo. any ou tho market, and such a trial packago has -cured. many . cases ot pllos without further troatment. Eyery drugglst seils Pyramld Plle Cure. Prlce, llfty cents. .-Thlnk how .successful lt must be to do thls, "and how popular theso llttlo honllng cones are, No trouble, dlscomfort, pain or worry. They act gontly, surely nnd perform jn many oaaos what peoplo ' thlnk ?ave murvols. Addrosa Pyramld prug'Co,, 101 Pyramld Bldg., Mar.liaU, Ulcb, . -.-._. DECLARES FKQE l, Injured Man Sues for $65,000 When He Loses Three From Right Hand. Kansas Clty, March 1..?Henry Ash ley has flled ault against tho clty of Independcnco, the Kanaaa Clty Iron Works, and M.rs. J. B. Lowe, demand Ing $05,000 damagos for the loss of three flngert.. Thls Is at tho rate of $21,660.66 per Ilnger, and placos Ash ley's good rlght hand ln tho samo class wlth Padorewskl's moncy-maklng dlg lts, whlch are sald to bo Insurod for $100,000. On January 25 young Ashley cllrnb cd out on a recently constructed flro cscapo on tho Motropolltan Hotel, ot whlch hls fathor ls proprletor. Ho graspcd tho ralllng of tho escape, and hls flngers were so badly burned by elcctrlcity that It was necessary to amputato throo of them. It is alleged that a feed wlre from tho electric llght plant had come In contact wlth tho fire escape, sendlng a heavy current of elcctrlcity through It. In his petltion, Ashley asks for $40,000 actual and $26,000 punltlve ? damages, 0N TRIAL FOR HIS LIFE Jeremlah Macfcley Clifirgeil With KUI liis Carollne llunt. Toledo, March 14.?Tho trlal of Jere? mlah Mackley, charged wlth murder in the flrst degree for the kllllng of Carollne Hunt, shot to death ln her home tho night of December 27, began thls morning before Judgo Chittonden. Hls brother, Joseph Maokley. who haa already been sentenced to death for the samo crlme, will bo brought back from the penltontiary Thursday to tes? tify in Jeremlah's bchalf. Thc afternoon of the crlme the brothors had been drlnklng heavlly. Both vislted the Hunt home. where, aftor a parley wlth Carollne llunt, Jcremlaty Is allcged to have romarked: "Let's get a gun, Joe, and clean up thls Jolnt." They left, and returned about 6 o'clock that evening. Joseph opened flre, It Is charged, kllllng Caro? llne Huut lnstantly and woundlng her father and mother. Mrs. Hunt after wnrd dled from her wound. In the cxcltcment Jeremlah overturoed an oll lamp, whlch set flro to the house. Prompt action by a nclghbor prevented the house and thc wounded lnmates from burnlng. PLEADS FOR PEACE Andrew Carnegie Publlshea Pamphlet Dccrylnsr War. New York, March 14.?Andrew Car? negie has just publlshed for freo dls irlbutlon throughput tho country a 50,000-copy edltlon of a pamphlet wrltten by hlmself, ln whlch he pleads for world pcace. "In your age," says Mr. Carnegie, "there ls no more reason for permit tlng war between clvlllzed nations than for relaxing the relgn of law wlthin nations, which compels mon to submit their personal disputes to peaceful courts and never dream that by so dolng they wlll be less he roic. "A peace league of thc foremost na? tions should put an end to the pos? sibility of war among themselves and compel other nations to submit thelr disputes to peaceful tribunals. Since war decides not whlch is wrong, but only what Is strong, it is diftlcult to understand how a truly herolc or con scientloua man can over favor appeal to It, untll, after professlng peaceful arbltratlon. his country ls attacked. "Should ever our country have a dis- , puto with another, the demand should' come from an lrreslstible number of most enlightened and herolc ot our people that our government should In lts rlght hand carry gentle peace and offer its adversary arbltratlon. "When war ceases, the sense of hu? man brotherhood will bo strengthened and 'heroism' will no longer mean to klll, but to save and serve, our fcl lows." PAYS PENALTY 0F MURDER Before Klectroeutlon Frnnk Schlrlnmu I*ro_e_t? Hls Innoccuce. Ossining. N. y? March 14.?Frank hchlelman. the sccond of the two men convlcted of the murder of Mrs. Sophle fataber in Brooklyn last July. was elcc trocuted In SIng Slng prison here. to day. Carlo Glro, Schlelman's compan ion In the burglary of the Staber home. which resulted In the fatal shootlng. was put to death Here a few weeks ago. "I dle for burglary only: I never took a human life," was Schlelman's flnal protest of innorence. "I hope, gentlemen, you will forgive me for my mistake. I rcallsse minc now. I die with a clear conscience," were the condemned raan's last words. Hls speech was said to be the longest ever made from the death chair in tho prison here. Death of Mra. J. Frank Itanaon. Mrs. Helen F. Ranson, widow of J. Frank Ranson, died yesterday in the Mount Vernon flats. Her home was ln Charlestown. W. Va., and she was the daughter of Ambrose ' Carlton. An? nouneement of the funeral wlll bc made later. E. STEIEII TO GO Oll ST1EE Disguise Proves Ineffectual on Hurried Visit to Paris. Parls, March 14.?Mme. Steinheil will go on the stago The announeement that the woman whose trial and acqulttal for tho mur? der of her husband was, a sensatloii here and abroad, was to repeat somo of her wonderful reoitations in public, was tho talk of Paris to-day, Tho volce wlth whlch sho thrillafl the audiences at her trlal will bo heard in a,music hall hore. She will also uso tho recltatlons sho gave bofore Eu rope's most powerful politicians at salon entertalnments In hor honor. Mmo. Steinheil was ln Paris recently, and though sho was dlsgulsed in a white. wlg and "mado up" as an agod and feeble woman, tho reportors know her. The rcfusal of hor daughter to sfee her, many IVlleve, is breaklng h?FJ> mother's heart. Sho remalned ln Paris but one clay and a night. MltS PICKBTT ON STAGE. Wldow of Faniau. ('ene.nl to Talk of Bi?t tlcs to Vaudevlllc Crowd... ' Boston, March l|.?Mrs.'*? haftullo * Ooibollo Plekott, widow of Genornt C.oargo Pl__-tt. who led the world-famous charjri-at' tho battle* of Gottysbtirg, is spI'iib Into -yuiido vlllo. Tlio annoy__i.im.nt "'?iv.b' mucle lijro last 'niglit. . ; , ' Mra. t'lokeu wlll ? make -li.r llra'f- uptiear ani'o ln Boaton a'-few \\-eekn ho'nce, uml wlll thtin tour the \Vest,-.'.''She..: vylil leoturii on tho lidltlo of. Ootty-bu'-fi. of wliluli sho won nn eye wltness, and tho battle between iho ilonlior aud Jlorrlmac, TURKEYIS BUCK OF T Reclamation of 12,500,000 Acrea of Land in Mesopotamia Is Planned. Washington, March 14_A special report rocelvod to-day b/ the Bureau of Manufactures, tells of a. mammoth undertaking in reclamatlon work hy tho Turklslt government. "If thc plan succcodfj only ln part," says tho report, "lt promises to rovo lutlonlze commerce and shitt trade balances and commerce in thls part of thc world." About 12,500,000 acres ln Meso? potamia aro to bo reclnlmed and lrrl gated. Thls land. It ls said, haa laln Idle and valueless for 5,000 years. The cost of reelalmlng 1,000,000 acres ia estlmated at |18 an acre, and the valu* of the land when Improved is e pected at the start to reach $135 an acre, Tho land Is so fertlle that agrl? cultural exports have guaranteed the growth of almost any vogotable or cereal and a great number of vnluablo' frults. The heat ln tho summer reacbes 125 degr.es, and stands at 100 ! for slx months ln tho year. In connectlon wlth thls projeot, tho; Turklsh govornment has under con? sideratlon the constructlon of a. rall-! road from Bagdad to Damascus, estl-1 matod to cost $12,000,000. i Llttlo Information, however, ls ob-1 talnable on tho' latter project, as the dlsposal of Its bonds*1 ls belng Jcalously watched by every European govern? ment, because of the lnfluence tho loan would glve to the Interested natlon in | the control of thls land. RUM0RS REflEWED Ilelieved Tliat Two of New York's DIg| Ilnnk* Wlll Mera:-*. New York, March 14.?Unuiual ac-1 tlvity on ihe Stock Exchange ln tlie I shares of tho Natlonal Bank of Coni merco to-day gave renewod currency to a rurnor thaf the bank ls to bo consolldatcd wlth the Natlonal Clty Bank. Under active blddlng, Bank of Commerce shares, which" a week ago sold at $208. advanced to $240, after opening at $220, and closed at $231. Such shar .8 are ordinarlly torpld. and change hands only ln small lots. To-j day 100 sharps sold at $220 and more. than 1,000 sharea changed hands in, all. Thomas ,X?. Ryan had long been thc' domlnant factor in the Natlonal Bank | of Commerce, but the feellng that Mor- [ gan Interests are supplantlng hlm was i accentuated recently by hls reslgna-j tlon from the dlrectorate, to be fol? lowed by hls son, followed by lhe| electlon to the board of Henry P., Davldson, of the flrm of Morgan and Company, and of J. P. Morgan, Jr. James Stillman ls the lcading flgure ln the Natlonal Clty Bank, which ls generally regarded as a Rockefeller Instltutlon. Both Mr. Morgan, Sr., and Mr. Stillman are now abroad. and ne gotlatlons are sald to be under way betw'cen them for a merger. The bank? are capltallred at $25,000,000 each. and have the largest volunie of out-of town accounts held in the city. FAILS IN RACE AGAINST DEATK Dylng 3Inn Spcndo Last Mmneot _ V. rltliic to llio Father lu Blooni, Va. Atlanta, Ga,, March 14.?111 of an Incurable disease ana raclng across the contlncnt ln the hope of reachlng hls Plttsburg homc yet altve, Arthur C. Whlte came to the end of llfe's journcy on a traln nearlng Atlanta thls afternoon. Hls long journcy be, gan at Redlands, Cal. A few mlniUea before he dled, Whlte drew a note book from hls pocket and penned' n farewell message to hls father, A. L. White, of Dloom, Va. VICT0RY FOR WOMEN They May Contlntie to AVe?r Dc"th Oraliiig Ilntpliio. Chlcago. March 14.?The Clty Coun? cil of Chlcago to-nlgjit declded U would be lnexpedlent lo attempt at present to regulate the length of women's hat? plns by law. An ordlnance Imposlng a penalty of $50 on any woman caught wearlng a hatpln which extended more than one-half of an Inch beyond the crown of the hat was reportod to tlie Council. It had the Indorsement of tlie judiciary committee, which a week ago gave a publlc hearing on the liatpin questlon. .Scores of women .avho liad argued that hatplns wcrc women's onlv means of defense when going home on dark nights. filled the gallerles to-nlght when the measure came up. "Now, gcntlemen." sald Aldorman Bauler, "this long ha,tpin nuisanco has been thoroughly threshed out. and we are all agreed that lt shall Atop" "Shame! Shame!" came a female chorus from the gallerlej. Somebody inoved that thc proposed ordlnance bo "publlshed," and tho mo? tlon was carrled beforo Aldernvan Bau? ler rcallzed what was occurrln,\. YOUNG KNOX GOES T0 WORK Ilcglii* IIIn BunlncHo Career n* Seller of ..utoniolillpo. Provldence, K. I.. March 14.?Phllnn der C. Knox. Jr-, wliose elopement last week wlth Miss May Boller, a Provi? dencc glrl, caused cbuntry-wtdc in? terest, started to-day to earn his llvlng. From the numerous offers of. employ-J ment, ranglng from the vaudevlUe, stage to. newspaper opportunltles, he l chose the posltlon of automobllo sales man. Young Knox ls not dependent entlrely upon hls salary,-as ho has an income of $100 a month which he re? ceived through the wlll of his grand mother. HER CAREER ENDS Eva Strangv.nya.-Fox Olea of Sclf Ailmliiiatcrt-d Polgon. New York, March 14.?Eva Strang ways-Fox, tho English newspaper wo? man and one-time accepted metubei* of hlgher socla] ctrcles of New York and other clties, dled to-day ln Belle vue Hospltal, from the effocts of a drug takon wlth sunposedly sufcldal lntent. Sho had been arrested on a charge of passlng a worthlcss check, and after valnly pleadlng for roloase swallowcd sovoral tablets from a box whlcli she carrled In her handliag. She became 111, nnd for ten days hov ered between llfo and death ln the prlson ward of the hospltal. ?-_>?-.-? <? Scrvlc.s ?t Cwiteimry. Hnvlval Borvlws ara \w\ng conduct.d at Con'tenary Methodlst Church by iha pastor. Rev, J. N. l.nthnm. D. O.. wlth Inrco con gregatlous each nlirht. Dr. Lathnm prench i>d last nlBht on "Tlio Mess.Re of <Jhrl_t." Thero ?as a solo 1>.V Charlea .Ifimtcr. Stiff Joints become elastic antf pliant by using ? MERE SKELETQN With Terrible Eruptions ?Grew Worse In Spiteof Doctors?Would Scratch and Tear Flesh Unless Hands were Tied?Mother Says ?> HE WOULD HAVE DIED BUT FOR CUTICURA "My llttle ion, when about a year ind a half old, began to have _ore_ come out on his f ace. I had a phy? sician treat him, but tho sores grew worse. Then they began to come on his arms, then on other parts of his body, and then ono came on hls chest, worse than the others. Then I called another physician. Still he grew worso. At the end of about a year and a half of suffering he grew so bad that I had to tle his bands in cloths at night to keep hlm from scratching the sores and tearlng tha flesh. He got to be a mero akeleton, and w.as hardly able tb walk. "My aunt advised me to try Cuticura Boap and Cuticura OIntment. So great was her falth in them that she gavo me a small plece of the Soap to try and a little of the Ointment. I took them home without any faith, but to please her I tried it and it seemed to dry up the sores a little. I sent to a drug store and got a cake of Cuticura Soap and a box of the Ointment and followed directions. At the end of two months tho soree were all well. He haa never had any sores of any kind since. He Is now strong and healthy, and I can sincorely say that only ror the most wonderful Cuticura Remedies my pre cious child would have died from thosa terrible sores. I used only one cake of Cuticura Soap and about threo boxcs of Ointment. MM_ "I am a nurse and my proression brings me into many different families and it is always a pleasure for me to teli my story and recommend Cuticura Rem? edies. Mrs. Egbert 8heldon. R. F. D. 1, Litchfleld, Conn., Oct. 23, 1909." CorapUU Extfrnal and IaWraal Treatment tel Rvut Humor of Infant*. Children and Adnlu eon _imi ot Cuticura Soap (5St.> to aeanM the Sktn. Cuticura Olntmenl (S9e.) to Btal tbe Skln and Cutl eura Re_oW_at tSOo.). (or In.taa tonnot Cbocolate Coated Ptmr__?. per Ytal ol 60) to Porttr the Blood. Sold tiircuuout tbe world. I'otter Drui A Chem. Coro. SoleFropa. 135 Columbna Are.. Bostnn M&?. S_T-Ulled fire*. Cuticura Book oa Skln Dlaaaaaa. WATER IS NOW CLEAN AND PURE Director of Settling Basins Con trasts Present Conditions With Muddy River. The February report of Chomist Ezeklel. director of thc settling basins., In the hands of the Committee on Wa? ter, shows that the amount ot coagii lant now being used ls' smaller than has been employed since 'the opening of the basins. The avcrage amount of alum used per gallon haa been 1.70 grains, and at some times lt was as low as .74 grains per gallon. Accord ing to analysls, tho water now being received by the clty ls not only clear, but ls pure and sultablc for every pur? pose. "Rlchmond ls recelvltig," sald Mr. Ezckiel last night, "uniformly clear, brilliant aud pure watcr, whlch is ln strong contraBt to that which was re? ceived before tho lnstallation of the present system. In ordor to lllustrate thls to tho public-, tho water depart? ment ls showlng ln a window on Broad Street dally during thls month a sample of water from the river, whlch would be the quality of water pumped Into Itlchmond but for tho basins. In the same window ls also a .sample of water from the rcscrvoir whlch has passed through thc set? tling basin. Tlio sample from the rlver on March 1 was falrly clear, but on thc four days followlng was extremely muddy. From the 6th on, the rlver water shown hns been the characterlstlc yellow. The sample from the reser voir each day has been clear and sparkllng. Ana-lysls of thls watcr proves that lt ls safo for drlnklng purposes. "Thc exhibition wlll bo kept up during tho entire month. so that Rich mondcrs may learn the great Im? provements whlch have, taken pjace ln the water supply by reason of thc ln? stallation of the settling basins." HISGENASKSTOBE HEARD Former Cnnelhletc fToteata Acnlimt In eonioratlon of Ttockcfeller Foundntton. Spvingfield. Mass., March 11_Thomas U Hisgen, tjie Independence partv can dldate for President In 190S, to-day tlled with United States Senator Crane a protest against the Federal incor poration of the proposed Rockefeller Foundatlon. In hls .p'ro'test he asks for permission to appear before the Sonate and stato his reasons for op? posing the incorporation. Hls general claims are that the Rockefeller Foun? datlon will havo greater power than the government whlch is asKed to ere ato lt. ?_.?.-_.-,?,?_ THIM-S WOMAN WAS HIS WIFE. Dclroit -l_? TcIIm of Tlirenla of Sui? cide She Hu.l Madc. Detrolt, Mlch., Marcli 14.?Albort Palucci, 19 Wabash Avonue, bclieves that tho unlflentlflod woman who met; death nftor n terrible striiggle early yesterday morning, by slipplng frotn a cake of leo Into tho Detrolt Rlver,| was hls wlfe, ITo sald hls wife dis-i appeared two weoks ago, nn,! that' sho had froqiientjy threatt__.n<i to end hor llTe by drowntng. Her descrlptlon answors tlie vaguo ono of tho wo? man who wns last seen ln the dark*** ness crouchlng on tho ice gake, oft Wbodward Avenue,. screarrilng for heltk ' . '.' '! Walter Mewlett, a negro, on tho fnrry Promlso, about to mako a trlp on the ? Canndlan slde, heard "to sbrleks. of the terror.-strlcken woman, an(i without hepl.tatlon'-' plunged Into tho freczind waters. Guldeo by the sereams, ho was maklng good hend way against thn Ice whon the-crie.-vj ceasod. The silen'c'o that followed told those on tlm boat and dock that How-| lo.f's nttctiijit at rescue Was ftttlle. I Tt ls thought tho wortwn: .lumoefl Into tlm rlver - ontemplal. n*y sukldo, then lost hor riervn. nnci-'gfnsnod tho lc_. cnko. Tho. body hns not been r. covered. Tho negro almost drownod beforo' ho was picked up by a hoat lowerod from. ttir Ifromtaa. " three int sm FOR FIFTH TIME Governor Mann Grants Respitcsj to Men Convicted of Murder in Alcxandria. For the flfth tlmo slnco thoy were sentenced to death In the clectrlc cho'r on June 10, 1009, at Alexandtia, Bugeno Dorsey, Rlehnrd Plnes and Culvln John- \ son, all colored havo been saved by | tho clemency of a Governor of Vlrglnln. I Governor Swanson took olllclal action four tlmes,and yesterday Governor Mann ' rcspltod the men, who wore uondemried to dle next Frlday mornlng. untll May 13. No nctlon has been takon In the case of Henry .Smlth, colored, who hns mnde a confesslon exoneratlng the other threo, and he 'wlll dle nt the hour destgnated on Frlday, The four men wcrc convicted of the murder of Edward Schultz, un artist, ot Chlcago, and wero flrst sentenced to he electrocuted on last September 10. Governor Swnn'son granted a rospltc on August 10, postponlng the oxeen tlons untll Octobor 13, and on Octobor 6 a contlnuanco was ordered untll No? vember 2.6. On November 17 they w'erdl respttcd untll January 11, and two days1 prevlously Governor Swanson ngaln took oflicial action. Governor Mann yesterday saved three of tlie men from death on Frlday. but refused to Intor fere ln the Smlth case. Smlth wlll probably make another statement before he dles, nnd unless he changes from hls stond exoneratlng hls companions, it Is probablo that they wlll elther havo thc death sentenco commutcd to a term ln prlson or else be pardoned. It is understood that no further attempt wlll bo made to save Smlth. Supremc Court of Virginia. The followlng cases were argued ln tho Suprcmo Court of Appeals of Virginia yos? terday: Murphy vs. city of Richmond. Submlttcd on briefs. City of Richmond vs. Oenlry, Argued by lf. R. Pollard tor iho plalntiff lu error and E. N. Rosch-r and P. A. L. -.rnlth for Uic defendant, and suhmltted. Pollard and Haw vs. Amerlcan St.ne Company fine.;. Partly argued by Gcorg. E. Haw for plalntiff In orror and D. C. O'Flaherty and M. J. Kuiton for defendant In error, and contlnued. ! Next cases to bc called: Worley vs. Adams ct al.; Carnogle Trust Company et als. vs. Secuorlty I.lfe Insurance Company of Amerlca dnc.) et als.; Flsher vs. Bor den; Johnson vs. Williams: Mlnlek vs. Woods; Langford vs. Virginia Alr Line Rallway Company: Southern Itallway Com? pany vs. Kostcr's adminlstrator: Mctropoli tan Llfo Insurance Company va. Hayelctt and Holdsworth vs. Crowder, belng Nos. "7 to S4 on argument docket. l.ii'iiteiiunt Ilcslgnts. Goveinor Mann has accepled tho roslgna tlon of Klrst Lleutenant S. D. Ctlll, ot Com? pany G, Second Infantry, and the eom mand*r of that company has been glven the rlght to call an electlon at any tlme ho sees flt. Lleutenant (!1!1 retiuestcd that hls name bo strlcken from thc llsts of Virginia yolunteers. Three for Itank Kxiimincr. The State Corporatlon Commlsslon wlll elect a state Bank Bxatnlner beforo July 1 In eomplianco wlth the provlslons of tho leglslatlvu enactment cstabllshing the bu? reau. The followlng appllcallons are on nile: Morton M. Prentls. ot Norfolk: Charles T. Hunter. of Staunton, and O. Q. Brldges, of Richmond. The new law ls cf fcctlve June 13. QU0TAT10NS B0GUS Prlee of Dnt.fr Flxed Without Kcfcr ence to Supply and Demnnd.. Clncinnatl. O., March 14.?"The price of butter ls flxed without reference to supply and demand. Elgln, III.. quotn tlons, as given out ln the local pro? duce Held, are 'bogus.' " These were among the startllng foa tures of testlmony glyen to-day be? fore the special committee of tlie Ohio I.eglslature, which ls investigallng the high cost of llvlng. Wltnesses repre. sentlng wholesalers, retail and com? mlsslon houses testlfled. Admlssions were also made by wit ne>:cCS nf a milk comblno ln Clncin? natl. "VVhilo prices of milk varlcd somewhat among milk dealers, nccord ing to the wltnesses, there ls a "com munltv of interests" among the deal? ers looklng to suppresslon of compe? tition. ... , Nearly all wltnesses sald lncreased prices in thc goneral llst wero due to the mlddleman. who. they deelared. was maklng thc greatest pcrccntagc of prollts. _ Chnrgctl Wltli SteultiiK. Ovcrcoat. (?;. C Halford fwhlte) was arrested lato' last night by Doteetlvo Sergeant. Bailey and Wiltshirc on a charge of steallng an overeoat from J. A. John? son. The overeoat Is alleged to hnve been stolen from a saloon on East Broad Street. Vlolnted Autl-Lottcry Law. ' Tampa, Fla.. March 14.?Charged 'wlth violatlng the Amerlcan anti-lot tery laws ln that hc represented ln ; this country the Cuban National Ldt tery as agent, Theodore. Caronelle, a I merchant of Port Tampa, wns to-dny | convicted in tho Federal court here. llc was sentenced to scrvo ono year i ln the Stato Penltentiary and pay a fine of $1,000. It Is nsserted that the Cuban Lottery has boen operatlng ex tonslvely hero, and other arrests nro expected withln thc next few days. lloekefeller'n l.nlly Prayer. New York. March 14.?John IX Rockefeller's dally prdyor, repcaled each mornlng at the beginnlng of tho day's work, ls this, accordlng to the Rev. R. P. Johnston, pastor of the Washington Heights Baptlst Church. here: "God keep mo in tho same mind, tho same thoughts, the same Idoals and asplratlons." Spcaklng on Mr. Rockefeller's rellglous llfe,' Mr. John? ston says: "Mr, Rockof<__llfir and hls fnmily begin oach tlny wlth prayers, Ho is thc noblest, gen tl.es t nnd swect est soul tliat I have over met." REVIVAL SERVICES BEGIN Rev. Curtis Lee Lawn, of Brooklyn. IJellv erH I'trf>t of u Berleh of Scrinons. Rev. Curtis Lcc Laws, D. D.. of Brook? lyn, N. \"., reached l.lehnu.iid 3 ??utorday, und lost nlght coniluctotl tho ilrst of u week's serles of levlvul servlces In the Ornco Streot Baptlst Church. Hls auhje Inst ? nlght waa "What Ara You Worth to ihe Church?" Tho revlval B.r.lces. which will bo conduoted at 4 o'clock ln tho nf teruoon and at s o'clock ench nlght dur? ing tlm week nre tho ilrst evei'cpniluet^illn Kichmond by Dr. Laws, who ls regnrdod one of tha bost fmlpll orators ln tha coun? trv, A special chorus ehnlr of aavonty-l vo'lees hns boen tralned hy W, Klrk MnU tlicvvs nnd wlll slug at nll servlces. Thin Hair Do you like scraggly hair? Then why be contented with it? Have to be ? Oh, no! Just put on Ayer's Hair Vigor and be happy. Thick, beautiful, luxuriant hair. No more falling hair; no more dandrtiff, Does not Golortbe Hair lf your'doctor says io, then use Ayer's Halr Vigor,, Ih knows the best treatment fofihlnhair, " THE MEN AND WOMEN Who Enjoy the Choicest Products of the World's Commerce. Knowlcdgc of What is Best More Important Than Wealth Without It. It must be apparent to every one that qualitics of the highest order are necessary to enable the best of the products of modern commerce toattain to universal acceptance." However loudly heralded, they may not hope for world-wide pre-eminence unless they meet with the general approval, notof individuals only, but of the many v/ho have the happy faculty of selecting and enjoying the choicest products. Their commenda tion, consequently, becomes important to others, since to meet the requirements of the well informed of all countries tho method of manufacture must be of the most perfect order and the combination the most excel? lent of its kind. After thirty years of gen? eral usage, Syrup of Figs and Elixirof Sennais every where accepted as the best of family laxatives. lts quality is due not only to the excellence of the laxative and camninative principles of plants known to act most beneficially on the system, but also to the method of manufacture of the California Fig Syrup Go., which ensures that uniform ity and purity essential in a remedy intended for family use. It cleanses and sweetens the system effectually, when a laxative is needed, without any unpleasant after effects. To get the beneficial effects of Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna, buy the genuine only; the full name of the Company? California Fig Syrup Co.?is printed on the front of every package. Price, 50 cents per bottle. $-_ '' PREDICTED EPIDEMIC OF MEASLES HAS COME Forty-f our Cases Were Reported to Health Board Yesterday?T. J. ?trauch Elected Dairy In? spector in Place of R. H. Curtis, Resigned. T. j. .Strauch was elected Dairy In spector by the Board of Health last nlght to succecd Ulchard H. Curtis, re slgned. M. J. Cautrell was elected as Assoclate Dairy Inspector, both ofll? clals to take ofllce Aprll 1, at which tlmo Mr. Curtis rctlres from tho Health Department. Thc board lndorsed the appolntment of Mlss Dotwllcr. Mrs. Keczec and Mlss Gould as the three nurses to be em? ployed by tho clty In connectlon wlth the projected campaign for reduclng tho mortallty of Infants thls summer. Any mother of a young chlld may now notlfy the Bonrd of Health and have her name en rolled, so as to recelve thc literature sent out by the board, and. if needed, recelve periodlcal vlslts and assistance from the expert nurses. of the dopartment. As was precldted some tlme ago, tbe expected epldemle ot meusles has come. When the predlctlon was pub-j llshed. there wore but elght cases inl the city. but so regular has. been the disease Tri''rccurring". every ? flfth -year that tho .board has glven ropeated VOTED THANKS * Cltizens' Ashoclutlon Uiianlmously Indor-C Artlon of Town Council. At a mass-mceting of the citizcns of llighland Park, held in the Town Hall laat nlght. a delegatlon from tho Town Council was present and explained the action of that hody ln regard to thc munlelp.il llght Ing and water plant. which wilf soon be liistfllkd. After a long diecus&lon. I'n whleh I tho merlts of tho caso wero'fully dlscuss- ! ed, the meetlng ynanlmously voted f.im j tlianks to the hody for what lt had and | wlll accompllsli. Somo tlmo ago. In splte ot opposition. j tho Council voted an appropilatlon of $20,-f 000 for water and llght. Includlng plplng and wlrlng. lt Is expected that more wlll bo needed before tho plants aro in operatlon, I hut that is thc approxlmato figure. Tho cstlmnto was mado by Colonel C. T. Burgwyn. who waa a; the meoting last night and made a statement. Tho meetlng was one of thc most largely attended slnco tho organizatlon of thc Citizcns' Ausocia tlon. CONTRACTS AWARDED IVntcr Department Opons Blds for Supplics for the Year. After hearlng speeches from reprcsonta tives of many dealers as to tho merlts ot thelr wnres. thc Committeo on Water last nlght awarded a. number of contracts for I supplles for the department, but referred tho ? blds made for inctcrs aiul brasses to a j mibcommlltcc. whlcli wlll report at Iho next meotlng. i Followlng are contracts awarded: II. B. j Frlschkorn, 60,000 pounds of plg lead at j 4.8; cents per pound; relaylng grunollthlc | for (.?obblcstone pavement, John vyeiu brunn. 10 cents por srjuure yard; thc South? ern Rallway Supp'jy Company, 6.000 pounds of wlplng "soldor, l-.f> cents per pound; Vlrglnla-Carollna Supply Company. 11,000 feet lead pipe, $3.21, por 100 pounds; John Tyler & Company, haullng. S0 cents per ton; O. G. Magee, VBlvo boxes, $5..".0 each and metcr boxes. $1.55 each; Harrlson Brothers. Phlladelphla. 17 por cont. alum, $1.14 per 100 pounds. and 22-pcr cent. alum, $1.!5 per IC0 pounds. Blds for nll other supplics for tho de partmom wlll bo rocelved ond contracts awarded at the next ineotliig of the com? mittee. C0RNERED WITH CUE STICK Rclicf Kuhk to Ald of OITieer HolUlne Crapsbooters ln l'ool-lloom. Causht llkn rats ln a trap, several crap shooteis were arrested yesterday afternoon ln a pool-room on Broad .Street botwenn Jlonrou and Jofteraon. and nll wero tuken to tho Second Pollco Station. Tho men had been ahootlns crap lu tha yard ln tho rear of tha pool-room when siirprise'l by two offlcers. Another oKtcer stood guard in thc front of ihe pool-room. Afrald that some ot them would bc able to got bv hlm. and whlle ho held them all. nt bnv with a cue stlck, ho whlstlcd for ald. .Inst then tho I o'clock rellef wus coming down from tho station-hous. and they rushcci ln. , , , Thc whole crowd wa? conioied In short order and was soon imUor look and key. CnnvaSH Vote To-Duy. Tlie Stnte Bonrd of I'anvnssors wlll meet thls liftornoon to niuviiss the vote ln the recent congreaiil'oniil electlon iu Iho Fourth , Dletrlct. Tho exaet vote haa not been miid" | known, but lt ls understood that ono hul- I lot was caso .for Churles T. I.assltor. All tho rest were for Turnbull. Superior S E E D S Gardcn Seeds, Seed Potatoes, Onlon Sets, Elowcr Seeds, AUalfa. Essex Raps, Grass Seeds, Cow Peas, Ficld l.eans, Clover Seeds, ^ Seed Corm.,* Poultry Foods. D1GGS & BEADLES, Seed Merchants, 170') EAST FKANKUN STREET, - ,> - - RICHMOND, VA. Branch Store; 603 and 605 Eaat Marshall Street. Write for our freo C_talog.uc and Fricc List. warnlngs that suspected cases sholild be wlthdrawn from school and Sun? day school-., ln ordor to avold glvlng the disease, whlch is dlrcctly or per sonally eontaglbus. to others. Chief liealt]] Oftlccr 1,0vy reported to tho board last night that forty-four cases of measlos, malnly among public school children, ha<i beev reported to thc Health Board yesterday, and that there were more than 100 cases In the city, The board authorized tho Health Of? llcer to secure temporary asslstance as needed ln controlllng .tho measles sit? uatlon. So far there have been no deaths from the disease. The death roll wlll come later, as few dle of the disease Itself, but from the compllca tlons whlch In some cases follow, es? pecialiy whero thore ls not proper at? tentlon. Chief Health Olllcer Levy Ieaves thi. afternoon to dellver an address to nlght before the Norfolk-County'Med i Ical Soclety. The meeting will be hel_ l ln ChrlsfrChJurcii __arlsh.Hall. in Nor? folk, and wlll be a public.occasion.. : ARRESTS YESTERDAY ~ [Jiany Mlnor 0_>Ddc.? to .tppear ln rollct ? Court Thls Morning. | Wlllle "White, colored. was arrested last I night on a charge of cuttlng Mary War 1 ivlclc lSlljah Holmes. whlte. was arrested on charge of steallng two pairs of shoes from O. F. Thllllps. Sam Uates. colored, got inio an alterca tion wlth AVilllam Clalborne, and ls allogoif to havo struck hlm ln tho head with pleco of Iron. He waa arrested. . . Frank Sydnor, colored, was arrested oi susplclon of having stolen a pair ot trous ers from Oanlol Dlekoraon. - - John Malone, colored, was arrested on i chargo of <bolng ? dlsorderly and strlkinsT Teresa Lcbolo. Wllliam Clark, colored. was arrested oi a charge of steallng a check for- 56.30 fron Thomas Davis. HUBER WILL RUN Fleld for Clty Council Race Increase* Ever Day. Although ho hlmself refused to affirrii o deny tho . rumor.. lt was pojltlvely state last night on tho best' authprlty that Harr Huuor has rooonsldcrcd his. announced ttu t-ntlon of getting out of polltlcs and. wl be a candldato for re-electlon to tho Com mon Council from Henry Ward, whlch h has represented for several years. Sinc ha said thai he would not agaln bc a cand: date Mr. Itubcr has been urged by. tho vot ers of hls ward to offer agaln. and tliei is practically no doubt that ho wlll rui again. 1'rosaurc Is belng brought on A. S. Bi ford. .Ir., of Honry Ward. but thero ls ama posHlhlllty of hls consiltumns tnduelng hl to agaln get Into the raco. Among tl recently announced nsplrants . for counel manlc honors aro tlio followlng: WUUa 13. Sulilvun, Marshall Ward. Georgo 1 I.ymsden, Marshall Ward; T. 1_. Joliuso Jefferson Ayard, nnd I,urkln W. Olon brook. Jr., Henry Ward. One or two new ones are dropplnir. every day, and It Is sald that by the di of the prlmury tho tleld wlll be ono of tl largest ovor book.cl for a clly prlmary. in any Tho Orlginal and 6onu.no HORLIGK' MALTED MILI The Focd-drink for All Agos. More healthful than Tea or Coffee Agrees; with the weakest digestion Delicious, invigorating and nutiitiout Rich milk. malted grain, powder form A quick lunch prepared in a minul Take no substltute. Ask forHORLICK' Others are imitations.